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Peer Educators Equipped with a MSM Reference Manual in Mongolian language

On 25-26 September 2010, with the financial support of UNESCO, the Youth for Health NGO of Mongolia has conducted a 2-day skills-building workshop, involving a total of 20 peer educators and outreach workers who are working with communities of men who have sex with men (MSM) in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.

"Healthy Sexuality: The Story of Love" produced by UNESCO Bangkok now in Youtube

A promotional video is now available about UNESCO’s project on sexual education for adolescents and the new exhibition at Thailand's National Science Museum, titled "Healthy Sexuality: The Story of Love". This is a multi-faceted, interactive and entertaining exhibition presenting the 'naked truth' about love, relationships, communication, pregnancy and childbirth, contraception and safe sex, HIV and other STIs and sexual violence.

How successful are HIV-AIDS prevention education programmes?

This policy issues brief provides an overview of the performance of pupils and teachers in the test for the 15 SACMEQ countries.

Special issue of "Prospects" on HIV education

The International Bureau of Education has edited a special issue of “Prospects” on HIV education. This open file undertakes a systematic inquiry into the links between HIV and AIDS and education.

HIV Information Kit in Bahasa Language Published

The Bahasa version of the HIV Preventive Education Information Kit for School Teachers was recently published by Indonesian Nationnal Commission for UNESCO in collaboration with UNESCO Jakarta and UNESCO Bangkok offices. The Information Kit is aimed at assisting and guiding school teachers in dealing with challenges related to HIV and AIDS in the school setting. This includes countering community resistance to HIV and AIDS education, addressing stigma and discrimination and reducing risk behaviours.

Higher Education Science and Curricular Reforms: African Universities Responding to HIV and AIDS

This CD ROM is a product of the UNESCO Regional Bureau for Science and Technology in Africa. It presents UNESCO's initiatives and efforts in mainstreaming HIV and AIDS into the curricula of institutions of higher learning, with the focus being on the engineering, mathematics, physics, chemistry and biological sciences curricula.

UNESCO Poster Competition 2010. Art in action. Empowering young people against HIV and AIDS

The United Nations Educational, Scientic and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is pleased to announce a poster competition, organised by the Section on HIV and AIDS in collaboration with the UNESCO Associated Schools Network (ASPnet). UNESCO intends to feature the winning design in its offcial conference materials for the 2010 International AIDS Conference (IAC) in Vienna, 18-23 July.

Clearinghouse in Spanish now on Facebook

As a way to reach more users, UNESCO’s HIV and AIDS Education Clearinghouse has launched a Facebook page in Spanish. This site is specifically oriented to users from Latin America and the Caribbean. It contains recommended documents and links from the Clearinghouse as well as announcements of HIV- and AIDS- related events and news.

Interview with Michael Kelly

Father Michael J. Kelly has long been one of the most prominent speakers on HIV & AIDS and education. Despite turning 80 years old this year, he is still as active as ever. During a mission to Zambia in October 2009, Barbara Tournier had the pleasure of discussing with him how he started working in this field and his relationship with IIEP.

International technical guidance on sexuality education: an evidence-informed approach for schools, teachers and health educators

This voluntary and non-mandatory International Technical Guidance on Sexuality Education developed by UNESCO in partnership with UNAIDS, UNFPA, UNICEF and WHO seeks to assist education, health and other relevant authorities to develop and implement school-based sexuality education materials and programmes.

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